Rising to the challenge to support COVID-19 vaccine cold storage

Posted on Feb 23, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

As the COVID-19 vaccine rollout continues, the demand for reliable cold storage does too. Currently, there are two vaccines approved for emergency use. The Pfizer vaccine requires storage at ultra-low temperatures, -70°C, and the Moderna vaccine requires storage in a freezer...

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Medical-Grade Refrigeration Purchasing Expanding Outside of Central Pharmacy

Posted on Feb 16, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

Medical-grade refrigeration has been utilized by central pharmacies for years. Pharmacists have relied on these purpose-built units to safeguard medications and vaccines. As the COVID-19 pandemic began, focus shifted to proper cold storage for test samples and now for the...

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Prevent Unauthorized Entry into Storage Devices with i.C3® Access Control

Posted on Feb 11, 2021 by Colleen Holtkamp

In certain scenarios it is important to control who can open the door and access the contents of a temperature-controlled storage device. For these situations, Helmer Scientific offers Access Control functionality. When a storage device is equipped with access control, an...

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Helmer Custom Products for Pharmacy

Posted on Feb 09, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

Helmer Custom Products Division combines our expertise with temperature-controlled storage and competencies in integrations, software, design, testing / validation, and manufacturing to evaluate and build custom solutions to meet the unique needs of our customers.

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USP<797>/<800> Status and Cold Storage Implications

Posted on Jan 28, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

Since receiving appeals in 2019, implementation of revisions to USP <797> have been postponed until further notice. The revisions were initially published in June of 2019, and in accordance with USP’s formal appeals process, stakeholders who submitted appeals on the...

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View the Capabilities of the i.C3® Interactive Temperature Graph

Posted on Jan 26, 2021 by Colleen Holtkamp

Visibility into the temperature performance of storage devices can quickly alert users to any issues or provide reassurance that all is well. The ability to easily access and view this information in a user-friendly format can provide rapid insights into the performance of...

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GX Solutions with OptiCool™ Technology: Sustainable Pharmacy Storage Solution

Posted on Jan 12, 2021 by Kristen Yawit

Cold storage for medications and vaccines have never been more important. Ensuring equipment meets performance requirements for these products is critical to ensure efficacy, safety, and compliance. In addition, energy efficiency and sustainability should also be considered....

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Best of 2020: Hospital Pharmacy

Posted on Dec 15, 2020 by Donna Holpuch

Helmer Scientific has gathered the top ten pharmacy related posts from 2020. Popular hospital pharmacy topics this year include medical-grade refrigeration in the pharmacy, COVID-19 preparations and preventing drug shortages during the pandemic. Helmer’s goal is to provide...

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ASHP Virtual Midyear Clinical Meeting Just Around The Corner

Posted on Dec 01, 2020 by Donna Holpuch

This year has seen a lot of challenges and many opportunities as the COVID-19 pandemic has caused disruptions around the world. Virtual conferences and tradeshows are the new norm as pharmacists look for new ways to update their knowledge and enhance skills.

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Preventing Drug Shortages During the Pandemic with Integrated, Secure Refrigerated Storage

Posted on Nov 05, 2020 by Donna Holpuch

The American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP) continues to develop and restructure resources to assist pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and other healthcare professionals with the COVID-19 pandemic response. ASHP is continually working to break down barriers for...

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